In 2014, the Director of the National Theatre, Attila Vidnyánszky and his colleagues founded MITEM (Madách International Theatre Meeting) with the aim of putting Hungary on the international festival map.
In 2023, MITEM is in its special edition, featuring four blocks: MITEM+ Comédie-Française, National Theatre of Košice, Yugoslav Drama Theatre. Synergy Festival with theatre performances by linguistic and national minorities from Ufa, Bashkiria, to Cologne, Germany. National Theatre Showcase with the host theatre’s successful, innovative productions in recent years. Berehove 30 – legendary performances by Hungarian Theatre of Berehove, celebrating its 30th anniversary.